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The Yarn Whisperer, by Clara Parkes (review)

The Yarn Whisperer, by Clara Parkes (review)

Description:   Renowned knitter and author Clara Parkes ponders the roles knitting plays in her life via 22 captivating, poignant, and laugh-out-loud funny essays. Recounting tales of childhood and adulthood, family, friends, adventure, privacy, disappointment, love, and celebration, she hits upon the universal truths that drive knitters to create and… Read more »

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The Vow, by Kim and Krickitt Carpenter (review)

The Vow, by Kim and Krickitt Carpenter (review)

Categories: memoir; inspirationPublisher: B&H Publishing Group, 2012 (orig. published 2000)Book source: Public library The Vow tells the story of Kim and Krickitt Carpenter, the real-life couple whose love and marriage inspired the movie of the same name.  Barely two months after their honeymoon, both Kim and Krickitt were in a… Read more »

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Paw Prints in the Moonlight — Review and Giveaway

Paw Prints in the Moonlight — Review and Giveaway

Category: Memoir; nonfictionPublication date (US): Oct. 30, 2012Book source: Goodreads giveaway (publisher ARC) Paw Prints in the Moonlight tells the story of Toby Jug, a diminutive and charming Maine Coon cat rescued by the author as a tiny kitten, after its mother was hit by a car.  From infancy, Toby… Read more »

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Homer’s Odyssey, by Gwen Cooper

Homer’s Odyssey, by Gwen Cooper

Homer’s Odyssey by Gwen Cooper Published by Delacorte Press on August 25, 2009 Genres: Memoir Format: Hardcover Source: the library Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Barnes & Noble | Audible Goodreads Once in nine lives, something extraordinary happens… The last thing Gwen Cooper wanted was another cat. She already… June 25, 2010 Book Reviews 0 ★★★★

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